AIM:POL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Polo Resources Limited is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in early stage investments, buyouts, and strategic investments.


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Share Price & News

How has Polo Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: POL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.8%

POL

1.4%

GB Oil and Gas

1.7%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-0.5%

POL

1.9%

GB Oil and Gas

8.1%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: POL underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 1.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: POL underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

POLIndustryMarket
7 Day4.8%1.4%1.7%
30 Day5.4%-5.9%0.1%
90 Day26.1%-1.4%0.6%
1 Year-0.5%-0.5%7.0%1.9%13.8%8.1%
3 Year-47.4%-47.4%22.6%6.9%19.2%4.0%
5 Year-45.2%-45.2%57.0%26.9%40.2%8.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Polo Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Polo Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.28x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate POL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate POL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: POL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: POL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate POL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: POL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).

Future Growth

How is Polo Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

6.1%

Forecasted Energy industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Polo Resources has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Polo Resources performed over the past 5 years?

19.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: POL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: POL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: POL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 19% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare POL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: POL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (24.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: POL has a negative Return on Equity (-14.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed

Financial Health

How is Polo Resources's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: POL's short term assets ($9.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: POL has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: POL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: POL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.02%.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: POL has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if POL's debt is covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if POL has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if POL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

Dividend

What is Polo Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.2%industryaverage5.5%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate POL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate POL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if POL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if POL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: POL is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of POL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.

Management

What is the CEO of Polo Resources's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Polo Resources has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Michael Tang (46yo)

    Executive Chairman & MD

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$765.00k
  • Gary Good

    Commercial Director and Special Advisor

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
  • Kudzayi Denenga

    Investor Relations Professional

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Mei Yeung

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Gary Lye (66yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$77.00k
  • Michael Tang (46yo)

    Executive Chairman & MD

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$765.00k
  • Kian Cheah (46yo)

    Senior Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$8.00k

Company Information

Polo Resources Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Polo Resources Limited
  • Ticker: POL
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£12.191m
  • Shares outstanding: 311.79m
  • Website: https://www.poloresources.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Polo Resources Limited
  • P.O. Box 38
  • Sunninghill
  • Sandton
  • Gauteng
  • 2157
  • South Africa

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
POLAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPSep 2007
3PONDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURSep 2007
POLJ.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDSep 2007

Biography

Polo Resources Limited is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in early stage investments, buyouts, and strategic investments. It considers direct and indirect investments in natural reso ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/12/13 21:09
End of Day Share Price2019/12/13 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.